Servings: 4 to 6
A fool is an old-fashioned English dessert, but it never goes out of style because it’s simple, delicious, and beautiful. Plus, any fool can make it since it’s only a matter of folding a quickly cooked compote into whipped cream. A little rose water adds a floral sweetness, but the fool is lovely without it, too.
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This is excellent. Easy to make and makes a great impression. Also would highly recommend Fine Cooking's rhubarb ginger fool. I would give that one 6 stars if I could.
I broke this recipe into two days. Made the sauce the first day and then the whipped cream on the second. It got raves at dinner and I was asked for the recipe. It is a really easy recipe and would make a great "light" summer dessert. Do try it. I used the rose water but could have substituted vanilla if I had wanted.
Light, delicious and easy-- the method ensures that the strawberries don't get overcooked. My whole family loved it. Garnish with a shortbread cookie!
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